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PBS
Feb 13, 2011 12:30pm PST
it to the american people. >> president obama tries to patch things up with big business. >> if you are trying to decide whether to invest or expand, you don't know what is coming at you. >> two more senators decide to pack it in, jim webb and jon kyl. and congressman resigns. a warning in the digital age. the honor of the redskins says he has beeee smeared and slandered. he is suing. >> frog is wrong and that is what it is all about. -- wrong is wrong and that's what it's all about. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> mubarak steps down, and power to the egyptian military. what happens next? we don't know for sure. nobody knows for sure the scene in tahrir square after the announcement was made -- people were absolutely overjoyed at the news. mubarak was still in power as of early friday morning. he had moved to shamr el-sheikh, but he finally got the message and stepped down. apparently what he did was extra constitutional. he handed it over to the military. i don't know what this means. what is next for the egyptian people? who can say, charles? >> well, loo
PBS
Feb 20, 2011 12:30pm PST
get down to the big issue of the entitlements. obama is right to -- on the continuing resolution. but then when we resolve that issue -- and i think we will resolve it in some way -- then you have to buy nature get to entitlements. >> you can have a debate -- >> they know it. they are starting to acknowledge it. >> the president said the republicans' cuts are too deep and it threatens a veto. >> let's use a scalpel. >> house speaker john boehner says if the president does not cut deeply, republicans will. >> for the last two years since the president has taken off as the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs. and if some of those jobs are lost in it, so be it. we are broke. >> so what? >> they are fighting over this 12%. it the whole game is elsewhere. but like the two political parties -- both the republicans and democrats, while the rest of the country is saying we have a problem with the dead but the two political parties -- >> they are fretting about -- >> maybe they will get to it but they did not show -- >> they are writing about subsidies for poor people an
PBS
Feb 13, 2011 3:00pm PST
a magic moment for the obama administration? >> it depends on how it works out. it has a few more steps to go here. including what happens in other nations. but just a lot riding on -- just elaborating on colby's point on education and the long history of egypt. these folks and egypt just organize through facebook, twitter, and street talk. -- and straight talk to the overthrow of a 30-year government. the idea that they don't have experience with democracy, it true, but they are smart and are obviously capable of using as many tools to organize -- >> what did he shut it down for awhile? -- but didn't he shut it down for awhile? >> and then they found a way to get around it. these people on the banister did they have quite a bit of stability. >> just one factual point on the muslim brotherhood. it held 88 seats in the last election. as far as political payoff for american foreign policy achievements, at the camp david accords, jimmy carter loses. the berlin wall comes down, germany is the unite -- is reunited, george bush's defeat it. have determined, nato, this is rest of europe, -- ha
PBS
Feb 27, 2011 3:00pm PST
in libya. >> these actions violate every standard of common decency. this violence must stop. >> the obama administration decides not to defend it the defense of marriage act. >> the president's the position has been consistent. he has long opposed it as unnecessary and unfair. >> meet the next mayor of chicago. >> thank you, chicago, for the stumbling a victory. all i can say -- you sure know how to make a guy feel at home. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> a couple of thoughts as we begin in today's discussion at. want, elections have consequences two, it is no longer your father's labor movement. republicans got majorities in statehouses across the midwest. union members are feeling the consequences of those elections. in wisconsin, gov. scott walker has come up with the plan that would strip collective bargaining rights for most public workers. here is a tea party member. >> i don't believe in unions. they will be the death of this country. i'm tired of paying their benefits. >> imagine what the country would be like without unions. corporate america
WETA
Feb 4, 2011 8:30pm EST
pro- government thugs. after talking with president mubarak earlier this week, president obama said this. >> an orderly transition must be meaningful, it must be peaceful, and it must begin now. furthermore, the process must include a broad spectrum of egyptian of voices and opposition parties. it should lead to elections that are free and fair. >> free and fair elections. what are the odds of that happening, charles? >> i think rather good, as long as the army still intact, as long as they're not dragged into one side of the other, it remains a guarantor of the state, an -- market will be gone sooner or later, but it is the one institution that -- mubarak will be gone sooner or later, but it is the one institution that could midwife a transition to elections, parliamentary and presidential. >> mark? >> surveys show that the one institution that is trusted and respected by americans is the military, and that it could be the savior in egypt as well as the hope, perhaps the best hope. democracy is unpredictable. we know that. mark these are wonderfully predictable. -- monarchies are o
ABC
Feb 6, 2011 9:00am EST
said they were pro- government thugs. >after talking with president mubarak this week, president obama said this. >> an orderly transition must be meaningful, it must be peaceful, and it must begin now. furthermore, the process must include a broad spectrum of egyptian and voices and opposition parties. it should lead to elections that are free and fair. >> free and fair elections -- what are the odds of that, charles? >> i think a rather good, as long as the army stays intact, and not drag into one side or the other, remains a guarantor of the state, and if it comes out of this. mubarak will be gone soon or later, but it could be the one institution that could midwife a transition period to elections, parliamentary and then presidential. >> mark? >> every survey of public opinion in the united states says that the one institution that is trusted and respected by americans is the military. they could be the savior of egypt as well. it is a whole, and i think the best hope -- democracy is unpredictable. we know that. monarchies are wonderfully predictable. that is why we don't know the
ABC
Feb 27, 2011 9:00am EST
negotiating over and finding a solution to. >> unions spent in support of president obama and democratic candidates and to designate. -- in 2008. on the flip side of that, we have the koch brothers in wisconsin who contributed to gov. walker's campaign and our contribute into americans for prosperity, organizing demonstrations in support of the governor. >> unions do have influence. corporate america has even more and even more money, if you look at what they have spent in the st election. they will keep spending it now, will outspend unions, i don't know -- >> is this the beginning of the end for unions? >> here's the rub. yes, this is ground zero for unions. the median hourly wage for the american male fell by 2%. all the concentration was at the top 1%, 56% of all the economic growth in the top 1%. the bottom 90% got 16%. that is why the tension exists right now. people in wisconsin have had their own lives decimated and threaten and have bought into the specious argument that the enemy isis not the economic sysm rigged against them. >> here is what the democrats have to do. they have
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